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that the suspect, 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes who had been -- allegedly holding this boy in his backyard bunker all this time, that the suspect in the case is dead. kimberly, all of this began last tuesday afternoon. the boy was riding home on a school bus in this neighborhood, in this area where i am when a gunman boarded the bus, the bus driver positioned himself between the gunman and the children. the gunman opened fire fatally wounding mr. poland and one of the children was taken hostage. that child being that 5-year-old brought to a backyard bunker in the backyard of this suspect jimmy lee dykes, a 65-year-old who neighbors describe as very territorial someone who would become violent if neighbors or even a dog would venture anywhere close to his property. neighbors saying he harbored very strong anti government views. through out the standoff that ensued authorities kept a long line of communication with the suspect 24-hours a day through a pvc pipe that was providing ventilation from the surface down into under ground bunker. authorities releasing very few details about the discussions. the
at the accused gunman, jimmy lee dykes. joining me is fox news own jonathan serri. what is the latest. >> police are talking to the suspect through a pvc pipe leading into the underground bunker but releasing few details. today we did get the first glimpse of the school bus that was involved in the shooting. authorities drove the bus out of the neighborhood first and then at the main highway hitched it to the back of a tow truck which carried the bus away. this is the bus that 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes allegedly boarded tuesday afternoon reportedly demanding two child hostages. the school bus driver charles pollen, jr. refused and tried to block the gunman paying the ultimate price. a funeral service is scheduled sunday. the large venue has been reserved to accommodate a crowd of potentially thousands because the bus driver's family received a huge outpouring of support from the comm. >> i believe it will be a place that they will celebrate not the death of mr. pol poland bue life. surely this man died an american hero. >> so an entire community honoring the heroic efforts of this bus driver w
and rescued the boy. during the operation they shot and killed jimmy lee dykes. the little boy was taken to the hospital where he spent the night with family and security and authorities say he is in good spirits. >> he is doing fine, he is laughing joking playing, eating, the things that you would expect a normal 5 to 6- year-old young man to do. >> jimmy lee dykes snatched the little boy from the school bus last tuesday and fatally shot the boy. they are now checking out jimmy lee dykes' property for explosive devices. >>> they have released a man they say beat a 74-year-old woman during a home invasion. he is thin build with a light complexion and it happened on mahoning any drive -- happen -- mahoning drive yesterday afternoon. >>> some parents are calling for reform. they are urging this grant and parents and teachers are so angry after he kicked a expect needs student in 2010. in a public statement he failed to acknowledge this. >>> he finds americans spent 5.5 billion hours sitting in traffic in 2011 and the clogged roads cost $21 billion in time and fuel. the oakland area tied wi
20 children on his bus. he shot him -- jimmy lee dykes shot him and -- jimmy lee dykes shot him -- jimmy lee dykes shot him and then took a five- year-old and held him in an underground bunker as has been holding him ever since. >>> the fog may be -- i will let steve explain that, i saw some on the san mateo bridge and that's why we have a meteorologist on our staff he can explain that stuff. it does look good for the bay bridge toll plaza and when you get there, it has been light at the toll plaza with no major problems. i want to check out san jose downtown, it does not look too bad, northbound 208 traffic is moving a -- 280 traffic is moving along well. >> coastal inland fog, there is a lot of coast and bay fog helped along by a system coming in. it was clear and we have been dealing with 40s and 50s. oakland airport 48 half-moon bay, 41 san jose and i have seen it at antioch more in the 40s tropical clouds staying out of the south one system is showing a stronger system coming in on thursday and i think we will get a lot of cold air out of it. coastal fog more so than inland
is a dinosaur. little ethan's kidnaper is dead, 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes killed yesterday in the fbi raid that freed that little boy. victor blackwell, live from midland city, alabama this morning. i know you're very excited to be sharing this information, victor. what do we know about the raid and why law enforcement actually decided to go in? >> good morning, zoraida. two reasons primarily. the first is because authorities say they observed jimmy lee dykes with a gun and the second reason is because in the day leading up to that raid, the communications with dykes had broken down. so they realized they could not wait any longer to go in and rescue ethan. ethan is safe. this is a photograph of the 5-year-old being taken into a hospital after nearly a week being held in an underground bunker in alabama. >> he's fine. he's laughing, playing, joking, eating, the things you would expect a normal 5-year-old or 6-year-old young man to do. he's very brave, he's very lucky. the success story is that he is out safe and doing great. >> reporter: the dramatic end came after officers saw 65-year-old
in which a vietnam war veteran has been holding a five- year-old lawyer hostage. jimmy lee dykes kidnapped the little boy last tuesday -- five- year-old little boy hostage. jimmy lee dykes kidnapped the little boy last tuesday. yesterday, law enforcement officials raided the bunker. >> a 7-day standoff came to an abrupt end when the fbi stormed an underground bunker here in rural alabama. officers raided the bunker and rescued the boy within seconds after negotiations with his captor, jimmy lee dykes, broke down. dykes was confirmed dead, though no details were given. the boy known only as ethan was described as physically unharmed and taken to a local hospital. ethan's ordeal began last tuesday when dykes boarded his school bus and demanded two boys between the ages of six and eight. the driver, chuck poland, blocked his path and was shot dead. dykes then grabbed ethan. the 65-year-old vietnam veteran was described by neighbors as an angry man.he patrolled his property with a gun. he was facing a court case for threatening neighbors. he was said by one to have beaten her dog to death. dur
in midland city, alabama. police say jimmy lee dykes stormed the bus and shot pollin as he stood in front of the kids on the bus. jimmy lee dykes kidnapped one of the children, 5-year-old ethan and held him hostage in an underground bunker nearly a week. >> theesttheest-- the biggest ts my dad would have wanted us to forgive jimmy lee dykes. my whole family has. many nights we were around and praying for jimmy lee dykes and for ethan. >> swat teams rescued ethan monday. dykes was killed. he is glad his father was driving the because he had the strength for what needed to be done. >> the search is on for a man who kidnapped and sexually assault aid teenager on the way to school in northeast d.c. police released the sketch today. the 16-year-old victim says she was attacked walking on nanny helen boroughs avenue last week. the guy grabbed her and forced her into an suv. drove a short distance and groped her before let herring go. tonight there is an arrest in a brazen armed robbery that has detectives working to see. there might be a connection to another crime. we showed you surveillance v
information. we know that this line of communication with jimmy lee dykes has been opened overnight. we know that the temperatures overnight have been below freezing for the first time so, that has been the greatest worry for the safety of this boy. but, again, a news conference is scheduled to start in just about five minutes. if you see me look off to my left just about probably 40, 50 feet from me is where this news conference will happen. of course we'll bring you updates as they come in. miguel? >> what have you learned, victor, about how this 5-year-old is holding up right now? >> reporter: well, i can tell you up with of the things that has been reported over the past couple days is that he has been heard crying. and that originated from a comment from the mayor of midland city, virgil skipper. so i spoke with him this morning about if he, indeed, heard the boy crying himself. so i said, have you been to the bunker? she said no, i haven't been past the barrier. did you speak with someone who heard the boy crying i asked him. he said no one told me that specifically. so that was specul
no ocurria desde que fue colonizado. >> jimmy lee dykes todavia tiene secuestrado al menor de 6 años y se trata de hacer negociación. >> y en 4 muestras de un a hamburguesa de burger king en polonia había carne de caballo en pocas cantidades se hace investigación. ahora.eamos que hay en aquí y
. jimmy lee dykes has not surre surrendersurren surrendered. >>> now, governor rick perry has taken a stand. what he said might surprise you. >>> and the moment is almost here, nope. not the super bowl, new york's fashion week. we'll have a preview. >>> it is sunday, february 3rd, good morning, everyone. i'm randi kaye, glad you're with us. we begin this morning with news about the shooting death of a former nav former naval s.e.a.l. chris kyle was killed yesterday along with another person at a gun range near ft. worth, texas. local newspapers also confirm the death. wfaa reports a former marine suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder is being held in connection with the shootings. these are pictures of kyle taken from the security company kraft international. kyle recounted his four combat tours in iraq in his book "american sniper." his more than 150 sniper kills had them placing a bounty on his head. most recently he appeared on the reality show "stars earn stripes" and conan o'brien show. >> you were so well known by the iraqi insurgents that they put a $20,000 bounty on y
any question as to what happened. they only informed us that the suspect 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes is dead. they had been trying to negotiate through out this ordeal which was about to go into a 7th day through out the ordeal. it sounded like negotiations were peaceful. mr. dykes allowing them to supply comfort supplies to the little boy. supplies such as medication, snacks, such as cheez-its and toys such as a red hot wheels car he requested yesterday. but today although they did not elabora elaborate, authorities say the negotiations started to go south and that is when they decided to storm the bunker. listen to what they said at a news conference moments ago. >> at approximately 3:12 this afternoon fbi agents safely recovered the child who has been held hostage for nearly a week. within the past 24-hours negotiations deteriorated and mr. dykes was observed holding a gun. at this point fbi agents fearing the child was in eminent danger entered the bunker and rescued the child. the child appears physically unharmed and is being treated at a local hospital. the subject is deceased
-old jimmy lee dykes is dead. they had been trying to negotiate through out this ordeal which was about to go into a 7th day through out the ordeal. it sounded like negotiations were peaceful. mr. dykes allowing them to supply comfort supplies to the little boy. supplies such as medication, snacks, such as cheez-its and toys such as a red hot wheels car he requested yesterday. but today although they did not elabora elaborate, authorities say the negotiations started to go south and that is when they decided to storm the bunker. listen to what they said at a news conference moments ago. >> at approximately 3:12 this afternoon fbi agents safely recovered the child who has been held hostage for nearly a week. within the past 24-hours negotiations deteriorated and mr. dykes was observed holding a gun. at this point fbi agents fearing the child was in eminent danger entered the bunker and rescued the child. the child appears physically unharmed and is being treated at a local hospital. the subject is deceased. >> the standoff began tuesday afternoon, nearly 7 days ago in the late afternoon. a gun
the boy was being held captive by 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes after dykes boarded a stopped school bus last week, shot and killed driver charles poland and abducted the child. held for a week in an underground bunker beneath dykes' property, fbi said negotiations deteriorated within the last 24 hours and that dykes was observed holding a gun. >> at this point, fbi agents fearing the child was in imminent danger, entered the bunker and rescued the child. >> reporter: nbc news has learned a diversionary device was used and that the hostage rescue team entered through a door at the top of the bunker. >> by the great of god, you know, he's okay that was the mission of every man and woman on this compound. >> reporter: the horrific ordeal now over for the 5-year-old. his parents and this community. kurt gregory, nbc news. >>> immigration reform goes front and center in washington as president obama holds high-level talks at the white house. house members will tackle the very issue on capitol hill. tracie potts joins us with a preview of that. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. that he
-old young man to do. >> police say the boy's kidnapper 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes is dead. details are still unclear as law officials begin what they say say thorough and labor intensive investigation. nbc's kurt gregory has more. >> reporter: released in the small community of midland city, alabama, following the dramatic rescue of a 5-year-old held captive for seven days in an underground bunker. wait that a tightly knit community had been anxious to hear. >> at approximately 3:12 this afternoon, fbi agents safely recovered the child who's been held hostage for nearly a week. >> reporter: police say the boy has been held captive by 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes after dykes boarded a school bus last week, shot and killed the bus driver. fbi said negotiations with dykes deteriorated within the last 24 hours and that dykes was observed holding a gun. >> at this point, fbi agents fearing the child was in imminent danger, entered the bunker and rescued the child. >> reporter: nbc news has learned a diversionary device was used and that the hostage rescue team entered in a door at the to
between themselves and jimmy lee dykes, but making every positive nuance they could get to connect him with that little boy. realize that mr. dykes we know was a father himself. he has a grown adult daughter. so all of these things would be very subtly rolled into the negotiations, and should mr. dykes be deceased at his own hands or at the hands of law enforcement, obviously that's a shame, but the thing that we want to see in a situation like this is, number one, we want the hostage to come out alive. number two, we want to protect law enforcement, and, number three, the hostage taker pretty much makes his own choice. for seven days they have extended to him the hand to come on out of that bunker and surrender himself. for seven days he's turned that down. he either made a decision himself today or law enforcement made a decision they were going to resolve it, and the positive thing is this little boy turning 6 on wednesday, he will be with his family to celebrate that birthday. >> well, as i say, our justice correspondent pete williams is reporting that a law enforcement official sa
. >> reporter: as bomb disposal teams spent a second day searching the area around jimmy lee dykes' bunker. cnn's learns explosives weren't the only unstable variable law enforcement had to deal with. there was dykes' state of mind. neighbors described him as a paranoid anti-government loner fixated on a conspiracy involving horse racing. >> he used to keep notebooks of horse races. he always said that mafia run the horse races. >> reporter: sources close to the case say while talking to police from his bunker, a contentious dykes would ramble on about his theory and wanted to get his message out. >> he feels like he has a story that's important to him although it's very complex. >> reporter: in the early hours of the stand-off, local authorities contemplated sending in a local reporting to talk to dykes. local blogger ricky stokes was the first reporter on the scene capturing this video. he says authorities approached him with the idea. and you were willing to go along with that? >> anything they needed me to do, if it meant me showing you to use equipment or many going into the bunker, i was
bunker, being held, police say, by this man, 65-year-old vietnam vet named jimmy lee dykes. local authorities released that photo late today, first time we have gotten a look at him. he's said to be a survivalist with anti-government views. the immediate crisis began when authorities say he shot and killed a school bus driver and took the boy hostage. victor blackwell is in midland city, alabama, with late details. victor, you learned today the suspect may have met the bus driver before. what do you know about that? >> reporter: well, that's right, anderson. we know this could come down to the road and the bus. we know, as you said, that jimmy lee dykes, this 65-year-old man, who we see is described as being 6 feet tall, about 170 pounds, a man not well liked in this community, we're told by neighbors that he has a history of shouting at anyone who or anything that crosses on to his property line, even the animals. actually, he was supposed to be in court on wednesday for allegedly shooting at a neighbor. the neighbor says that somehow he damaged dykes road and dykes fired shots a
, the communications with jimmy lee dykes became agitated. he continued to talk, but as it went on and on, he became less willing to negotiate, we heard from alabama state police this morning. then they noticed he had a gun, how, i will leave that to chris. but they said when you add the agitation with this weapon, they from the sources we have spoken with, said it came down to three options, either he was going to shoot himself, he was going to shoot himself and ethan, or he was going to do something to force them to come in and shoot him. so they decided at about 3:00 local time, 4:00 eastern yesterday, they had to go in. they pulled him out. we know that jimmy lee dykes was dead when it was all over. >> all right. hold for a second, victor. i want to bring in chris lawrence. with this pentagon connection, chris, it's unbelievable to see how high up the chain the help came from. the defense secretary himself offering help. can you list out for us as best you can knowing we still have a lot of information to come, what kind of gear did the pentagon provide to help those authorities on the ground? >
-year-old boy named ethan. the kidnapper, jimmy lee dykes, was killed. two explosives were also found near the scene. sources reveal the fbi got a camera inside the bunker and made their move when jimmy lee dykes began carrying a gun. little ethan is back with his family and will celebrate his 6th birthday tomorrow. >>> new questions to night about the partial blackout during the super bowl. and among those questions are when did officials know there could be problems in the stadium. and, whether enough was done ahead of time to prevent any issues. jim handley with a few answers. >> reporter: jim tonight we are learning there were concerns about a power everload at the super dome months before sunday's big game. tests done on electrical feeders inside the stadium show decay and chance of failure. super dome engineers shared this information with the state back in october. in december the state spent close to $600,000 to upgrade those decaying lines. the nfl tonight says they were aware of the upgrades and right now doesn't appear sunday's outage was connected to the repairs. another t
is in midland city this morning. so, are police still in contact with jimmy lee dykes? the man who grabbed the little boy? >> they are and they have been constantly. we're told by one of the special agents with the fbi on scene that the line of communication is open 24 hours a day and they're ready to speak with jimmy lee dykes whenever he's ready to speak with them. the sheriff of dale county is also using the media to communicate with mr. dykes. he said during a news conference that he wants to thank mr. dykes to deliver medication and color books and potato chips. he thanks mr. dykes for taking care of our boy. communication on the other side, outside of that bunker. we're told that the parent of this 5-year-old boy, ethan, are getting updates around the clock every hour on the hour, randi. >> how is the community holding up? certainly you can imagine when the media descends there, they can't enjoy being on national tv all the time, certainly over a case like this. >> well, i can tell you, we haven't met that yet. they want this story to get out. someone here in town has set up a twitte
current and even what to do if your dog gets swept out to sea. >>> and new details about jimmy lee dykes where that young boy was held underground. >>> and a young girl prompted patrols to step up in one bay area neighborhood. >>> good morning, the commute looks good and we will tell you more about the morning commute and the bay area weather coming up. . >> good morning clear skies, back in the 30s and 40s and temperatures are mainly in the 50s. >>> later vice-president joseph biden will issue the swearing in of john kerry. he has been officially working since friday and working since monday. he is making security around the world a priority and this comes after the deadly attack in again gas and bash benghazi. >>> the president is in annapolis maryland and he will press the senator on immigration reform and budget issues. house democrats will hear from the president at their annual retreat on thursday. >>> several people are heading there today over gun control. singer tony benefit and actress amanda pete are calling on congress to reduce gun violence and in an assault weapons ban. the
that's been going on. jimmy lee dykes is the suspect. we've been informed by authorities there's been a major development in this case. that's about the only way they will classify what's happened. we have noted there's been some significant activity taking place on site. we saw two ambulances go and then leave the property. they didn't have their lights on. we've also seen clusters of authorities on site as well. all of this of course unusual from what weem been watching over the past several days. and then we've been told there's going to be a news conference and a fairly significant one in just a few minutes. there was a news conference that was held earlier today. it was by the local sheriff. and he insinuated for the first time there could be a motive to all this. listen to what he had to say. >> i can't really comment on anything specific. the communications, anything like that, that's been going on. what i can say generally is based on our discussion with mr. dykes, he feels like he has a story that's important to him. although it's very complex. we tried to make a safe environ
's abductor jimmy lee dykes broke down monday afternoon. they took the young -- jimmy lee dykes took the young boy off a school bus, and authorities feared for the boy's safety and stormed the underground retreat. >> i believe i heard a shot. >> give us a sense of how loud of a boom. >> very loud? >> yes, it literally made me jump off the ground. >> reporter: jimmy lee dykes was shot and killed. ethan was reunited with his family at a local hospital. his uncle said he was kept overnight and they have many days of work ahead of them but this morning the entire community is sharing a collective sense of relief. >> these men and women, they are parents as well and it is a relief for us to be able to reunite a mother with her child. >> reporter: now behind me police are processing the crime scene but there is a bit of good news. ethan has a big day tomorrow and it is his 6th birthday no doubt his family has a lot to celebrate. i am sarah gannon, back to you. >>> a dramatic high speed crash involving a woman driving a stolen jeep and it was all caught on camera. it happened at noon on the intersect
neighbors have identified as 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes stopped a school bus, shot the driver, killed him, and took a random kindergarten on the bunker on his property. now, neighbors describe the vietnam veteran as a survivalist and a menace to the community who had a history of threatening people. our victor blackwell is about a half a mile away from the bunker tonight. victor, i know this has been a very troubling and disturbing the story, because now another 24 hours have gone by. there have been few developments in terms of whether this little boy will be freed. what can you tell us more about this suspect? >> reporter: well, we've spoken with more than a few people in this community who have had run-ins with jimmy lee dykes, and i can tell you that he's not well thought of in this community. they tell us stories of shouting at them, allegedly shooting at them. they say he patrolled his property between 1:00 and 3:00 a.m. with a flashlight and a shotgun and threatened to shoot anyone or anything that came on to his property. one woman we spoke with said she never even knew the man's
. >>> we begin tonight with breaking news. the first look at the bunker jimmy lee dykes turned into a prison cell for a 5-year-old boy and a kind of twisted alamo where he made his final fatal stand. a bunker we're now learning that included two bombs. the fbi just released the photos. this is the bunker itself. the blue tent was added to preserve any evidence that may be underneath. now, as you can see, official vehicles surround the property. the sheriff's department, humvee, and in the background, a large armored vehicle. you can see the crime scene tape roping off a perimeter. this surrounded by sandbags is the pvc piping that leads into that bunker. negotiators used it to communicate at times with dykes. communications growing tenser and tenser, they say, until a decision was made to go in. so now this man, jimmy lee dykes, is dead, killed by an fbi team. his captive ethan -- we're withholding his last name -- is out of the hospital and said to be doing well. in a moment, what lies ahead for him. we'll talk with ed smart. he of course was lucky enough to be able to help hi
: investigators say they are continually negotiating with jimmy lee dykes, the man that they say shot pollen. >> they are showing that they have the patients necessary. >> reporter: the remainder of midland city hoping and praying for the safe return of a 5-year- old boy dykes is holding hostage. >> he is coming out. we don't know when and we won't ever know why we were faced with this as a community, as a whole. >> reporter: negotiators say the suspect is continually allowing these investigators, the fbi negotiators to delivery temperatures to the little boy including toys, food and much needed medicine. maureen? >> do you know anything more about jimmy lee dykes background? anything about what may have triggered him to shoot the bus driver then take the boy hostage. >> right, the motive, those are the questions we don't have answers to. we are learning more about the history, where he was in the service. he was decorated. since had run-ins with the law and people here describe him in negative terms as paranoid a survivalist, antigovernment type. no motive at this point. i spoke to the sher
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